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Laura made this Freedom of Information request to Jesus College, Cambridge

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Dear Jesus College, Cambridge,

This is a formal request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
Could you please provide:

1) A complete list of all land that the college owns, including its approximate value.
2) A complete list of all property the college directly owns and lets, including the approximate value of each.
3) The names of any letting agents the college uses when renting property.
4) A list of properties that the college has investments in, including the approximate value of each.
With regards to all of the above, could you please state whether the property/land is currently in use, and if so for what purpose.

If you are to invoke Section 43 to withhold information in relation to any of these questions please note you must provide details of the exact FOIA exemption, details of who would be prejudiced by this information, and a public interest test justifying a conclusion with arguments for and against the release of the information.

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Thank you very much for your assistance with this request. If you would like any clarification on the information I have asked for, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. I look forward to receiving your response in the next 20 working days.

Yours faithfully,

Laura Hone

Susan Webb, Jesus College, Cambridge

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Dear Laura,

Please find attached a list of the College's freehold property including its uses. The College does not have any shared investment properties.

The College's property managers are:
Bidwells LLP
Trumpington Road
Cambridge CB2 2LD

The value of the investment property owned by the College was £97.3m at 30 June 2019. The College does not value the land and property that it uses for operational purposes; however the valuation for insurance purposes was £250m. Please see the College's annual statutory accounts https://www.jesus.cam.ac.uk/sites/defaul...

Further details about making a request to the College, including your rights if you are not satisfied with our response may be found at https://www.jesus.cam.ac.uk/college/abou...

Information and advice about the Freedom of Information Act and making requests is available from the Information Commissioner’s Office http://ico.org.uk/for_the_public/officia...

Best wishes

Susan Webb
Information Compliance Officer
IT Department
Jesus College Cambridge
01223 339831
e-mail: [email address]

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